Author Archives: robinna

Is your password/login compromised?

In case you’ve not seen the news, gawker (parent co. of lifehacker, jezebel, lots of pop sites) was hacked. Email addresses and passwords FOR GAWKER sites were published at pirate bay and are now out in the wild. Gawker has contacted those who logins/passwords were released, but you can also check to see if your email is on the listhttp://www.slate.com/id/2277768/ If your login and password ...

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Professional networking, digital identity, branding, and reputation management (one of my presentations)

I’ll be doing this again for the larger university community at some point. Yourvoiceb23 View more presentations from robin f. Also, remember, I’m available for oncampus lectures, workshops, etc. OR if you want to pay travel, I will go just about anywhere! 😉

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eink, ereader, tablets, hybrids, oh my! what do I buy?

my shopping list: definitely need color screen for video and photos. speaking of photos … need a built in camera. not too big, not too little (10.2 inches seems about right not too heavy or thick dualcore processor think is a necessity wifi possibly bluetooth usb SD card slots Less than 1000$ Optionals: eink keyboard (external usb keyboard ok) flash support (til the web world ...

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San José Public Library website (Drupal!)

I thought this article was interesting, given I am on the homepage redesign committee. We, too, are dramatically reducing links; however, design wise, I think it has a much more organic feel and look. Of course, we’ll see what usability says, right?———“The San José Public Library (SJPL), CA, unveiled its new, vastly simplified website this month, after more than two-and-a-half years of design work and ...

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Question of the day: What to use to catalog a small church library?

So, the question of the day was about how to catalog a church’s library. This article has some great suggestions especially in regards to collection management decision making. In addition to determining which audience level, type of media, and subject headings schema to use (Sears, LCSH, etc.), I would add to also figure out how you want to provide access to the catalog and what ...

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Net neutrality: the future

Net neutrality basically deals with control of web access by broadband providers, but in controlling access, libraries and other web content providers would be impacted.———————————–The FCC, via its chairman Julius Genachowsky, has officially staked its claim on the future of the Webs. Net Neutrality all the way. …he simplifies the arguments about Net Neutrality down to three key points: 1. “Americans have the freedom to ...

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